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I'm not sure I ever quite realized how much less sunshine Europe gets, it's an absolute miracle they can make solar work there.
Many of the responses to this are essentially 'aww, how cute, the bees are playing with balls', but it seems sorta tragic if bees have a complex inner life.
If you're wondering, it's electric cars, they're making a lot of electric cars in China.
• Thread summarizing an absolutely wild paper about how social media leads to political polarization. TL;DR: it's not filter bubbles! It's almost the exact opposite, on social media (especially twitter) we're exposed to the absolute craziest people on the other side of the political divide constantly. This leads to constant combative encounters. Filter bubbles are good maybe?